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Seeing the wood for the trees – The evolving landscape for neighbourhood arrangements

The ideas presented in this discussion paper are in the form of an indicative draft, and there is substantially more thinking to be done. In the coming months the policy community needs to firm up a menu of options which can be pursued within existing frameworks, and to establish what needs to be done to... Find out more

Social Housing Allocations and Family Networks

The Young Foundation, together with the Institute of Community Studies before it, have long been interested in the effects of housing allocation policies on family life. But with the emergence of credit-based letting systems, this whole area is now changing very rapidly, so that comparison with regimes in the past is becoming much harder. This... Find out more

Shrinking to Grow? The Urban Regeneration Challenge in Leipzig and Manchester

September Prior to 2005

Peter Hall

Leipzig and Manchester are superficially very different cities. Leipzig’s Communist government ran down its industrial base, which almost disappeared after German reunification. Manchester, one of the world’s oldest industrial cities, suffered no such fate. Yet these cities’ history and condition show remarkable parallels. Both have experienced deindustrialisation and out-migration; and both are recording abandoned housing.... Find out more

Exploring ethnic tensions through locality

July Prior to 2005

Belinda Brown

Institute of Community Studies Working Paper No.4 – July 2003 This publication outlines the issues that will be explored in a research project by the Institute of Community Studies (now The Young Foundation) looking into the relationship between people and place in London. There have been a number of books written on the way that processes... Find out more